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About Kris

Kris Gardner's practice focuses primarily in local government law, litigation and beverage alcohol control law. He serves as general counsel to the North Carolina Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association, the North Carolina Nurses Association, and the Triangle J Council of Governments. He is also the town attorney for Enfield and Littleton, both in Halifax County. Kris represents creditors in debt collection matters, assists small business owners, and represents professionals before licensing boards such as the North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners and the North Carolina Medical Board. Kris is also certified by the NC Dispute Resolution Commission as a mediator in Superior Court matters. A native of Charlotte, Kris graduated cum laude from the North Carolina Central University School of Law, where he was a senior editor of the law journal. He attended North Carolina State University before graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1998. Kris is licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in North Carolina, the United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association, Wake County Bar Association, and N.C. Professional Lobbyists Association. Kris served as an at-large member on the Morrisville town council from 2014-2015; as well as the Board of Directors for the Morrisville Community Fund until 2016. Kris was recognized as a "Rising Star" by North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine, 2009, 2011-2016. His hobbies include hunting and saltwater fishing. Tharrington Smith LLP is a North Carolina law firm regulated by the Rules of Professional Conduct, as promulgated by the North Carolina State Bar. As such, our lawyers do not and cannot ethically participate in many of Avvo's programs, including its Legal Topics, Legal Forms, or its fixed-price legal services. Tharrington Smith advises extreme caution when relying on Q&A's or use of legal forms without the guidance of a qualified lawyer.

work Experience

Attorney
Tharrington Smith
Jan. 1, 2002 - Current
None

school Education

North Carolina Central University School of Law
JD - Juris Doctor
- 2002

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
BA - Bachelor of Arts
- 1998

bookmark Awards

Best Law Firms
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®
2017
Rising Star
North Carolina Super Lawyers
2016
Best Law Firms
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®
2016
Best Law Firms
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®
2015
Rising Star
North Carolina Super Lawyers
2015
Rising Star
North Carolina Super Lawyers
2014
Best Law Firms
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®
2014
Best Law Firms
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®
2013
Rising Star
North Carolina Super Lawyers
2013
Best Law Firms
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®
2012
Rising Star
North Carolina Super Lawyers
2012
Best Law Firms
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®
2011
Rising Star
North Carolina Super Lawyers
2011
Best Law Firms
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®
2010
Rising Star
North Carolina Super Lawyers
2009
Certified Superior Court Mediator
NC Dispute Resolution Commission
2009
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated Lawyer
Martindale-Hubbell
0
Apple Gavel
North Carolina Bar Association, Law Related Education Advisory Committee
0

group Associations

Member
N.C. Professional Lobbyists Association
2010 - Current

Member
North Carolina State Bar
2002 - Current

Member
American Bar Association
2002 - Current

Member
Wake County Bar Association
2002 - Current

Member
NCBA's Lawyer Referral Service Committee
2012 - 2014

Member
NCBA's Law Related Education Advisory Committee
2005 - 2011

Member
American Bar Association
2002 - 2016

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